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Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice

Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice

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I, Too, Sing America Patriotism's a pretty complicated concept. It can mean standing up for your country or criticizing it. If you want to sum up patriotism, you can simply call it "love for one's country." But how does one love a country? Unconditionally? World religions Menu Sponsored link. Symbols of some of the largest religions in the world: The symbols of fourteen religions are shown. Clockwise from the North Pole, they are: Baha'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, Wicca and some other Neopagan religions, Zoroastrianism, and Druidism.

Anglais - Black history month (February) To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to the American nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celebration occurred on Feb. 12, 1926. For many years, the second week of February was set aside for this celebration to coincide with the birthdays of abolitionist /editor Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. In 1976, as part of America’s bicentennial, the week was expanded into Black History Month (BHM). Precious Children: Diversity in the Classroom In our increasingly pluralistic society, it is important to raise children with a greater awareness of others around them, especially those who are different. These articles provide suggestions on promoting racial and cultural awareness at school and at home: - Activities that Promote Racial and Cultural Awareness - Dealing with Insensitivity to Physical, Racial, or Ethnic Differences - Teaching Young Children to Resist Bias - Celebrating Holidays in Early Childhood Programs

What Is the Difference Between Sunni and Shiite Muslims 10-5-05 (Updated 6-13-14) Google Questions tags: Islam, Muslims, Shiites, Sunnis by HNN Staff Related Links The Islam religion was founded by Mohammed in the seventh century. Susan B. Anthony - Women’s History Born on February 15, 1820, in Adams, Massachusetts, Anthony grew up in a politically active family. They worked to end slavery in what was called the abolitionist movement. They were also part of the temperance movement, which wanted the production and sale of alcohol limited or stopped completely. List of religions and spiritual traditions Religious symbols in clock-wise order: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Baha'i, Hinduism, Taoism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Rodnoveri, Celtic pagan, Heathenism, Semitic pagan, Wicca, Kemetism, Hellenic pagan, Roman pagan. Abrahamic religions[edit] A group of monotheistic traditions sometimes grouped with one another for comparative purposes, because all refer to a patriarch named Abraham. Babism[edit]

Teaching Young Children About Bias, Diversity, and Social Justice When my daughter was three years old, I taught her the word "stereotype." She was just beginning to string words together into sentences, had determined that pink was definitely not her favorite color, and asked (demanded, actually) why all the "girl stuff" was pink and the "boy stuff" was blue. Because there's no three-year-old version for a word describing why colors are gendered in our society, I figured that planting the seed might yield fruit soon enough. And somewhat surprisingly, I was correct. Who's Different and What's Fair As a society and within our educational institutions, discussions about bias, diversity, discrimination, and social justice tend to happen in middle and high schools.

The Seattle Times: Two Peoples, One Land Sunday, May 12, 2002 Common rootsAn ancient bondIt’s called the Holy Land, its ancient history dear to the world’s three main monotheistic religions — Judaism, Islam and Christianity. While many argue that the theological past has little to do with the nationalistic forces driving the region today, protection of religious areas and icons remains a rallying cry for the faithful. IN THE BEGINNING Abraham, the Bible says, was called by God to leave his home and move to a new land, where he was to become the father of a mighty nation. His journey has become a tale of faith and transformation embraced by Judaism, Islam and Christianity.

Celebrate Black History Month 2016 Skip to main content <div id="nojs-warning">WARNING: Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display</div> Sign InRegister The Solution to Reading Comprehension Similarities between two god-men saviors: Jesus and Krishna Jesus - Pagan link Sponsored link. Implications of points of similarity between the lives of Jesus and Krishna: Krishna is the second person of the Hindu Trinity. He is considered to be one of the incarnations of the God Vishnu.

Teaching Knowledge Test Prep Reading is a complex activity and we know that many of our learners are not accustomed to reading in their first language, let alone reading in the target language. When we create a collaborative communicative context for students to work on subskills in the target language, we begin to promote not only reading subskills, but we also promote collaboration, speaking skills, writing skills and listening skills. It is difficult to work with any language skill without integratiang it.

The Connected Classroom - News Kids need the news presented to them in a manner that they can understand with the background that they may not have learned yet. Here are some sites that gives the kids the news that they need to know. CNN Student News CNN has a site devoted to kids news. You can even watch today's edition of Student News online if you miss it on TV.

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